1. Student achievement is often linked to performance appraisal of teachers and to retention and merit pay increases. Examine the issues concerning the relationships between teacher performance and student achievement.
2. Three major types of systems are used to evaluate teacher performance. Examine the advantages and disadvantages of these in terms of their fairness and objectivity. 3. Compensation is affected by different conditions, both internal and external. Examine these, and analyze their potential impact on compensation. 4. Examine the issues regarding the external labor market and its impact on a school district’s ability to recruit, acquire, and compensate employees